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DEADLOCK: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

A six-minute clip featuring behind-the-scenes footage from DEADLOCK's appearance at this year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, which was held August 4-6, 2011 in Wacken, Germany, can be seen below. DEADLOCK's new album, "Bizarro World", was released on February 28 in Europe and March 16 in the U.S. via Lifeforce Records. The CD ...

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VOIVOD To Curate ROADBURN Festival 2012

Roadburn has announced the curator for the 17th edition of the festival: VOIVOD. After the band's widely acclaimed and artistically inspiring performances at the 2011 festival, VOIVOD has agreed to curate our festival on Friday, April 13, 2012. As curator, VOIVOD will personally select the bands that will play during their special event at Roadburn ...

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TRIPTYKON Frontman Interviewed By 'The Metalheadz' (Video)

Peter Bailey of "The Metalheadz" radio show conducted an interview with former HELLHAMMER/CELTIC FROST and current TRIPTYKON mainman Tom Gabriel Fischer at this year's edition of the Bloodstock Open Air festival, which was held August 12-14, 2011 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. "Shatter", the latest five-track ...

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REDSCREAM: New Rehearsal, Behind-The-Scenes Footage Posted Online

Three members of the legendary Swedish death metal band GRAVE have joined forces with Florida-based guitarist Ralph Santolla (OBITUARY, DEICIDE) in a brand new group called REDSCREAM. The project is currently writing material in Stockholm while seeking a lead singer to complete the band's lineup. A new four-minute video clip featuring rehearsal and behind-the-scenes footage ...

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REDSCREAM: New Rehearsal Footage Posted Online

Three members of the legendary Swedish death metal band GRAVE have joined forces with Florida-based guitarist Ralph Santolla (OBITUARY, DEICIDE) in a brand new group called REDSCREAM. The project is currently writing material in Stockholm while seeking a lead singer to complete the band's lineup. A new four-minute video clip featuring rehearsal and behind-the-scenes footage ...

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GRAVE Members Join Forces With OBITUARY Guitarist In REDSCREAM

Three members of the legendary Swedish death metal band GRAVE have joined forces with Florida-based guitarist Ralph Santolla (OBITUARY, DEICIDE) in a brand new group called REDSCREAM. The project is currently writing material in Stockholm while seeking a lead singer to complete the band's lineup. Regarding how REDSCREAM came together and its future plans, the ...

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DEADLOCK: New Footage From The Road Posted Online

A three-minute clip featuring behind-the-scenes footage from DEADLOCK's recent appearances at Basinfirefest in Czech Republic and With Full Force in Germany can be seen below. DEADLOCK's new album, "Bizarro World", was released on February 28 in Europe and March 16 in the U.S. via Lifeforce Records. The CD was recorded at Slaughter's Palace studio and ...

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EXODUS, HEAVEN SHALL BURN, KATAKLYSM, MARDUK, TRIPTYKON Confirmed For EINDHOVEN METAL MEETING

EXODUS, HEAVEN SHALL BURN, KATAKLYSM, MARDUK and TRIPTYKON have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Eindhoven Metal Meeting, set to take place December 16-17, 2011 at the Effenaar in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ADEPT ASPHYX BALFOR CRIPPER DESASTER DESTRUCTION DISABUSE EXODUS GOD DETHRONED ...

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BLOTTED SCIENCE Putting Finishing Touches On 'The Animation Of Entomology' EP

Technical extreme metal instrumentalists BLOTTED SCIENCE, featuring guitarist/mastermind Ron Jarzombek (WATCHTOWER, TERRESTRIAL EXILED, SPASTIC INK), bassist Alex Webster (CANNIBAL CORPSE, HATE ETERNAL), and new arrival, drummer Hannes Grossmann (OBSCURA, TERRESTRIAL EXILED), are currently putting the finishing touches on their long-awaited new EP, "The Animation Of Entomology", which is due out this fall via Ron Jarzombek's ...

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OBSCURA Frontman Interviewed On 'Wytching Hour'

WYKKED WYTCH vocalist Ipek conducted an interview with guitarist/singer Steffen Kummerer of German progressive death metallers OBSCURA on the July 21, 2011 edition of "Wytching Hour" show on Metal Messiah Radio. You can now listen to the chat below. Bassist Jeroen Paul Thesseling recently left OBSCURA "due to repetitive conflicting schedules with job-related obligations." "Omnivium", ...

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OBSCURA: New Video Interview With STEFFEN KUMMERER

Metal Injection conducted an interview with guitarist/singer Steffen Kummerer of German progressive death metallers OBSCURA before the band's July 16, 2011 performance in New York City. You can now watch the chat below. Bassist Jeroen Paul Thesseling recently left OBSCURA "due to repetitive conflicting schedules with job-related obligations." "Omnivium", the latest album from ...

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OBSCURA: Video Interview Posted Online

Profanity TV conducted an interview with German progressive death metallers OBSCURA before the band's May 15, 2011 performance in Metelkova, Slovenia. You can now watch the chat below. Bassist Jeroen Paul Thesseling recently left OBSCURA "due to repetitive conflicting schedules with job-related obligations." "Omnivium", the latest album from OBSCURA, sold around 2,000 copies in the ...

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KATAKLYSM To Headline 'Hatefest 2011' European Tour

Canadian extreme metallers KATAKLYSM will headline the Hatefest 2011 European tour in December. Support on the trek will come from TRIPTYKON, MARDUK, MILKING THE GOATMACHINE and two more "special guests" who have not yet been announced. The dates are as follows (subject to change): Dec. 02 - Oberhausen, Germany @ Turbinenhalle - Metalfest Winter Edition ...

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'Metalion' Book-Release Exhibition Brings Extreme Metal Photo Portraits To New York Gallery

Now through July 7, 2011, powerHouse Arena (37 Main Street, Brooklyn, NY) presents an exhibition by Norwegian author/photographer Jon Kristiansen in honor of the release of his massive book "Metalion: The Slayer Mag Diaries" (Bazillion Points Books). The gallery showcases Jon's arresting visual work with the infamous Slayer mag, and displays dozens of stark portraits ...

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PESTILENCE To Support SLAYER In Holland

Resurrected Dutch death metallers PESTILENCE will support SLAYER on the following dates: July 10 - Paradiso Amsterdam, The Netherlands July 12 - Effenaar Eindhoven, The Netherlands Commented PESTILENCE guitarist/vocalist Patrick Mameli: "This is a huge honor for us and we are really stoked! "I have a 25-year career with PESTILENCE and we've been doing some ...

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MORGOTH: Footage From France's HELLFEST Posted Online

Video footage of resurrected German death metallers MORGOTH performing the song "White Gallery" on June 19, 2011 at Hellfest in Clisson, France can be viewed below (clip uploaded by Dave Ingham a.k.a. YouTube user "triptykon"). MORGOTH played two warm-up shows in its home country last month prior to making a number of European festival appearances ...

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PESTILENCE: 'Doctrine' To Receive U.S. Release Next Month

"Doctrine", the new album from Dutch death metallers PESTILENCE, will be released in North America on July 19 via Mascot Records. The eleven-track CD was recorded and mixed at Woodshed Studio in southern Germany with engineer Victor Bullok (TRIPTYKON, DARK FORTRESS). Regarding the direction of the band's new music, guitarist/vocalist Patrick Mameli previously stated, "The ...

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AUTOPSY: 'Macabre Eternal' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Macabre Eternal", the first full-length album from the legendary San Francisco Bay Area gore grind act AUTOPSY since 1995's "Shitfun", sold around 600 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 67 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by ...

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SACRED REICH To Play Chicago In June

Arizona-based thrash metal veterans SACRED REICH have announced their one and only U.S. show for 2011. Having last playing the Midwest in 1996, SACRED REICH is returning to the "Windy City" after 15 years to destroy the masses yet again. Sharing the stage for this special engagement are Chicago's own JUNGLE ROT (who recently inked ...

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BLOTTED SCIENCE, OBSCURA, SPASTIC INK Members Team Up For TERRESTRIAL EXILED Single

Acclaimed San Antonio, Texas guitarist/composer Ron Jarzombek (BLOTTED SCIENCE, WATCHTOWER, SPASTIC INK) has set TERRESTRIAL EXILED as the name of his new Transatlantic project, also featuring co-guitarist Christian Mnzner (OBSCURA, SPAWN OF POSSESSION), bassist Pete Perez (SPASTIC INK, RIOT), and drummer Hannes Grossmann (OBSCURA, BLOTTED SCIENCE). The group's digital single, "Duodecimal Levorotation", produced and mixed ...

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AUTOPSY: 'Macabre Eternal' Mini-Site Launched

A mini-site for "Macabre Eternal", the first full-length album from the legendary San Francisco Bay Area gore grind act AUTOPSY since 1995's "Shitfun", has been launched at this location. The CD will be released on May 31 via Peaceville Records. A special vinyl edition of the effort will precede the digital versions exclusively ...

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OBSCURA: Quality Video Footage From Holland's NEUROTIC DEATHFEST

Quality video footage of OBSCURA' performance at this year's edition of the Neurotic Deathfest, which was held April 29-30, 2011 at 013 and MIDI theatre in Tilburg, Holland, can be viewed below (courtesy of "letthedeathmetalflow"). "Omnivium", the new album from OBSCURA, sold around 2,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release. ...

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AUTOPSY: Performance Footage Of New Song Available

Video footage of AUTOPSY performing a brand new song, "Always About To Die", at this year's edition of the Neurotic Deathfest, which was held April 29-30, 2011 at 013 and MIDI theatre in Tilburg, Holland, can be viewed below (courtesy of "triptykon"). "Macabre Eternal", the first full-length album from the legendary San Francisco Bay Area ...

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PESTILENCE: New Video Interview With PATRICK MAMELI

Holland's FaceCulturerecently conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Patrick Mameli of Dutch death metallers PESTILENCE. You can now watch the chat in six parts below. PESTILENCE's new album, "Doctrine", will be released late April through Mascot Records. The eleven-track CD was recorded and mixed at Woodshed Studio in southern Germany with engineer Victor Bullok ...

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